We’ve finally processed all or our lemons. By our best guesses the one tree gave us over 200 pounds of lemons! But even though we have quite the abundance of lemons I don’t want to waste any of them. So we created a little system for processing the lemons to get the most out of them.
If the rind was blemish free, we zested and dehydrated it until we had enough for the year.
Then we would cut the lemon in half and juice it. We also did this with the lemons that had blemishes on them.
Lastly, we take the discarded rind, pith and pulp and added to a 5 gallon bucket that has vinegar in it. That should be enough to last us all year. We also throw in other citrus peels like grapefruit and oranges. To use, we put it in a labled spray bottle an just use it straight. We use it to clean the kitchen and bathrooms. We also use it to freshen up the chicken coop.
I found this post of other homemade cleaners from One Good Thing by Jillee and thought I’d try some of these, too.
What homemade cleaners do you use? Feel free to share links in the comments so we can all see them.
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